As one of the UK’s leading suppliers of hoists for hire to the construction and industrial sectors, we have been supplying Alimak and Stros hoists to customers for over 25 years.


At GB Access, we provide rental hoists of all types, sizes and configurations to companies across the UK.

Each year we invest in our staff by ensuring they are trained to a high standard, and we purchase new hoists to make sure you hire reliable and safe equipment for construction and industrial sites.

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As a specialist company in the hoist rental market we have developed a wide range of services to satisfy our customers' needs.

At GB Access and A-Plant, we are firmly committed to ‘Delivering Service Excellence’ and we believe that every member of the team has a crucial part to play in delivering exceptional customer service.

Health and Safety

We are setting the Safety Standard

GB Access and A-Plant pride themselves on having the most robust and intrinsically developed quality and safety management system in the industry. We are the first national rental company in Europe to achieve complete certification to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 20121: 2012 and OHSAS 18001:2007 standard, which means our customers can have complete confidence in our ongoing commitment to improving quality and health and safety.

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Latest News & Updates

Welcome to the seventh issue of our customer newsletter, Interact. In this issue, we have shared a range of stories such as our busy summer of events, the recent integration of Astra Site Services, the importance of apprentices in plant hire, our Innovation Week and whether you should hire or buy tools.

Welcome to the sixth issue of our customer newsletter, Interact. In this issue, we have shared a range of stories such as our commitment to safety by investing in the brand new JCB Hi-Viz Dumpers, our successful night at the Hire Awards of Excellence, strengthening our partnership with the Environment Agency, assisting on the Royal Wedding celebrations and our Healthy Streets bike ride to Westminster Bridge.

From our Blog

Mick Thackray, Training and Operations Supervisor at GB Access, has worked in the construction industry for over 55 years. Soon due to retire from GB Access, we caught up with Mick to find out more about his illustrious career.

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